US Second Lady Jill Biden Gives Keynote Address On Community Colleges At Columbia

jill-biden1Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Community College Research Center (CCRC), Teachers College President Susan Fuhrman and Professor Thomas Bailey will host United States Second Lady, Dr. Jill Biden. Continue Reading →

Harlem Coached Ibtihaj Muhammad, U.S. Capture Bronze In Team Sabre Event

Ibtihaj MuhammadIn an earlier article Harlem World Magazine reported that Harlem’s Akhnaten Spencer-El Coaches Columbia Students And The First Muslim Woman Ibtihaj Muhammad in A Hijab Repping USA At The Olympics. Continue Reading →

Columbia University’s Three-Story Academic Conference Center

3205-Broadway-777x586Back in October of 2014, YIMBY reported that construction was wrapping up on Columbia University’s nine-story, 450,000-square-foot Jerome L. Greene Science Center at 3229 Broadway, between West 129th and 130th Streets, in the Manhattanville section of Harlem. Continue Reading →

The Roots & Wings of Hip-Hop Culture At Columbia In Harlem

https---imgVery interesting panel discussion mash up from Abiodun OyewoleJoey Bada$$ to Dr. Chris Emdin, Toni Blackman in The Roots & Wings of Hip-Hop Culture: Exploring Hip-Hop, Healing and Spirituality on Monday, February 29th, 2016,at Teachers College in West Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Morris Raphael Cohen 1880 – 1947

Cohen-class1900SMMorris Raphael Cohen (Belarusian: Морыс Рафаэль Коэн; July 25, 1880 – January 28, 1947) was an American philosopher, lawyer, and legal scholar who united pragmatism with logical positivism and linguistic analysis. Continue Reading →

The Goat House, ‘Maltilda The Goat’ And ‘A Harlem Goat’ Poem, 1898

goathouse1898The archival photo above from Harlem+Bespoke was taken in 1898 shows one of the last country houses that still remained in the Morningside Heights area on the northeast corner at West 120th Street and Amsterdam Avenue when signs of rural life still remained in Harlem. Continue Reading →